her gaunt

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  • The maid began to rock her gaunt body, her arms crossed over her flat chest. Cited from Murder at Bridge, by Anne Austin
  • From her gaunt height she looked down into the boy's eager eyes, then at the dog beside him. Cited from O Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1919, by Various
  • With a wild cry her gaunt arms stretched across, and caught the great head to her breast. Cited from Valmond Came To Pontiac, by G. Parker, v3
  • She had aged but little, and her gaunt figure and sharp face still showed the force of her indomitable spirit. Cited from The Voice of the People, by Ellen Glasgow
  • She pulled a veil she wore down over her gaunt face, and with the last word hurried out and disappeared. Cited from The Unseen Bridgegroom, by May Agnes Fleming
  • Mrs. Bates lifted her gaunt form to very close six feet of height, looking narrowly at her daughter. Cited from A Daughter Of The Land, by Gene Stratton-Porter #8
  • He could see her gaunt profile, her black brows. Cited from The Wind Bloweth, by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
  • She saw her thin red wrists, her gaunt and knotted hands. Cited from Main-Travelled Roads, by Hamlin Garland
  • Mother Borton turned her head on the pillow, and her gaunt face lighted up at the sight of me. Cited from Blindfolded, by Earle Ashley Walcott
  • She might have been nearing seventy, and a hard and evil life had left its marks on her bent frame and her gaunt face. Cited from Blindfolded, by Earle Ashley Walcott
  • Her thinness seemed to be the effect of some wasting fire within her, which found a vent in her gaunt eyes. Cited from David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens
  • Her eyes blazed, her hands clinched, her gaunt form seemed to tower and grow tall with the sense of her triumph and her power. Cited from The Unseen Bridgegroom, by May Agnes Fleming
  • This was a tedious task, and with the other hard work that fell to her share had made her gaunt and bent and lean. Cited from American Fairy Tales, by L. Frank Baum
  • As the girl rode up, the old mare raised her gaunt, well-bred head and snorted, but made no effort to rise. Cited from Boy Woodburn, by Alfred Ollivant
  • The ship had broken up in the night, and nothing but her gaunt ribs stood in a deep pool on the wet sands. Cited from A Sea Queen's Sailing, by Charles Whistler
  • She had merely shrugged her gaunt shoulders at him. Cited from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic
  • They walked from beside her, and left her with him who had been her husband -- ashamed indeed of her gaunt uncomeliness, but unsubmissive. Cited from Lilith, by George MacDonald
  • But she recovered herself and went on, still gazing intently at Tressady, her gaunt hand raised as though for attention. Cited from Sir George Tressady, Vol. I, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Kate was numb with the cold, and even her gaunt companion stamped his feet and shivered as he looked about him. Cited from The Firm of Girdlestone, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • One of them seized the little girl, and hoisted her upon his shoulder, while two others supported her gaunt companion, and assisted him towards the waggons. Cited from A Study In Scarlet, A. Conan Doyle
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